I bought this product with the hope it would help. I originally bought the wrong size but was able to return for a larger size. I’m glad I did! Comfort is a must after birth. However, I sadly forgot to bring the Mama Strut to the hospital with me! As soon as I was home though, I put it on and I felt less pressure, pain. The cooling gel packs are a plus!! I like that they are shorts and that they are stretchy. This is a postpartum must have following birth! Mama Strut is a great product and my Mama Strut will be missed now that it is packed away. Until my next pregnancy, see you soon!!